The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Pitt Men’s Study reflects on past, future of HIV fight

Pitt Men’s Study reflects on past, future of HIV fight

By George Smith, For The Pitt News June 4, 2019
When an outbreak of sexually-transmitted human immunodeficiency virus, or HIV, hit the United States in the early 1980s, not much was known about the virus or how it spread. But scientists, researchers and volunteers at Pitt have been working for almost four decades to try and change that.
Dr. Ermal Aliu (center right) from UPMC Children’s Hospital speaks about the importance of a common language between health-care providers and patients at Wednesday night’s “Cultural Awareness in Health Systems” event.

Health-care professionals address diversity

By Andrew O’Brien, Staff Writer November 29, 2018

Bhutanese refugee Ashok Gurung left government persecution behind when he came to Pittsburgh, but his trauma stayed with him. At the Cultural Awareness in Health Systems workshop Wednesday, Gurung,...

Community reflects on “changing face of AIDS”

Community reflects on “changing face of AIDS”

By Emily Wolfe, Senior Staff Writer November 29, 2018
Allies of the HIV/AIDS community gathered Wednesday to remember loved ones lost to the disease.
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